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Living (and Learning) in a Material World

By Shoshana Resnikoff What does a diploma have in common with an 18th-century tankard? Winterthur’s graduate programs, that’s what! Winterthur hosts two graduate programs in partnership with the University of Delaware—the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture (WPAMC) and the … Continue reading

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The House within the House: Imagining the Original Winterthur

By Hannah Freece, 2011 graduate of the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture and current Tiffany & Co. Foundation Curatorial Intern in American Decorative Arts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.   If you’ve taken a tour at Winterthur, you … Continue reading

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How Camelot Got Designed: Jackie Kennedy’s Visit to Winterthur

Maggie Lidz is Winterthur’s estate historian and curator of garden objects. She collects 1950s and ’60s interior design books and is especially interested in 20th-century flower arranging. May 8, 1961, was a historic day at Winterthur. The museum’s founder, Henry Francis du … Continue reading

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